Vitamin Supplements View More

This month, we feature a series of articles on breast cancer to observe National Breast Cancer Awareness month. This article reviews the role nutritional supplements play in breast cancer prevention and treatment.   The American Cancer Society (ACS) has been a leader in evaluating the relationship between nutrition, physical exercise, nutritional supplements and cancer. About… Continue Reading

The ABCs of Recovery Support View More

When preparing for surgery or sidelined from a sports injury, your doctor is more likely to provide you with information on nutritional supplements to discontinue than information on supplements that could help improve your recovery. If you’re lucky, you might be handed a laundry list of vitamins and minerals that can help; only now you’re… Continue Reading

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The American Academy of Dermatology has designated November as National Healthy Skin Month. What better way to celebrate this health observance than by learning more about what nutrients to take to support healthy-looking skin?   Like other organs in the body, the health of the skin is dependent on optimal “care and feeding”.  So, it… Continue Reading

Sweet Potatos View More

(Ipomoea batatas) Sweet potatoes are members of the morning glory family.  The name is misleading because sweet potatoes are not related to potatoes.  Sweet potatoes are engorged storage roots whereas potatoes are tubers or underground stems of a plant.  When a potato has an “eye” or bud a new plant can be grown.  Since sweet… Continue Reading